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happened last night in seattle when the clock struck midnight. >> 3-2-1! whoo! >> cenk: you thought it was midnight no, it was 4:20. we've got both sides of that argument again tonight. it's interesting washington now officially the most liberal state. way to go, evergreen. >> white resumes black resumes. white sounding names black sounding names what are the results? the person who did that experiment is on the show. we've got elbows. it is in fact go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> cenk: now the president has been selling his idea for the grand bargain and tax increases for the rich in the country. in fact, he went on twitter to talk about it. apparently this is the first time on twitter. they put out a little video from the white house about him doing it. here, watch. ♪ >> there we go. my tweet has been posted. that's what i'm talking about. >> cenk: sometimes i forget that he's older than me. come on, dude. that was your first tweet? he's the president of the united states i guess he doesn't have time for tweeter. the campaign has worked. now, the american people were already on hi
on the ellipse. >>> some other stories making news across america. four holiday shoppers at a seattle macy's were hospitalized when the escalator they were riding malfunctioned. a store employee tells the seattle times she heard screaming and saw the escalator coming apart. another witness said the mechanical stairs started to buckle. the cause is being investigated. >>> in new york state fire officials are trying to figure out what caused a home to go up in flames so quickly. neighbors reportedly heard an explosion. family members inside the home were able to make it out in time, including a grandmother who had lost her own home during hurricane sandy. >>> employees at a new mexico store were shocked when they found out a semi-automatic handgun and several rounds of ammunition were packed in a frozen meat shipment. the package came from a meat packing plant in colorado and now they're working to track down the owner. >>> in san diego, forget online dating. one millionaire has purchased a billboard that reads, all i want for christmas is ayla tina girlfriend. really, buddy. along with an e-mail a
morning. we have showers from seattle to portland. up to a foot of snow in the cascades and northern rockies. and a few inches of snow in the dakotas to green bay. morning showers from chicago to the ohio valley, spreading to the northeast by this afternoon. >> 70s in new orleans, dallas and phoenix. 23 in fargo. 30s in billings and minneapolis. >>> and coming up next on this friday morning, we'll update that breaking news story. a major earthquake this morning in japan. >>> and then, money news and what could be the newest trend in last-minute christmas shopping. stores open around the clock. >>> and later, a delivery truck in a very tight spot. >>> welcome back, everybody. the nation's income-based college student loan repayment program gets an overhaul today. the new so-called pay as you earn program, allows eligible student borrowers to cap payments to 10% of their discretionary income. they have have their loans forgiven after 20 years. >>> the world's largest company born in america will soon be selling products with the label made in america. bowing to criticism, apple announc
couples got licenses 400 marriage licenses in seattle alone. washington has a three day waiting period. earliest will be sunday. >>> it's considering closing store is having a ripple effect. the concerns are running especially high in one neighborhood where there are few other options. >> it took years to get a high quality grocery store to come here. now less than 18 months after it opened, fresh and easy may be closing. >> we fought hard to have it hard. >> the company who evens it announced that because of poor financial service it's looking to sell the chain. all 200 stores in california, nevada, and arizona could simply shut down. >> it would be disappointing. >> disappointing because it has the highest of -- fresh and easy is about the only large grocery store that sells fresh fruits and vegetables. >> the food in the neighborhood is not healthy food. a lot of processed a packaged food. >> the prices are good. >> the ground breaking was a major city event. >> we start something that's supposed to help our community and then it leaves. >> if it does close, community leaders will t
at a seattle macy's had to be hospitalized when the escalator they were riding malfunctioned. a store employee tells the "seattle times," she just heard screaming and then saw the escalator coming apart. another witness said the mechanical stairs started buckling. the cause is being investigated. >>> in new york state, fire officials are trying figure out what exactly caused this west nyack home to go up in flames so quickly. neighbors reportedly heard an explosion. family members inside the home were luckily able to make it out in time, including a grandmother who had lost her own home during hurricane sandy. >>> employees at a new mexico grocery store were shocked to find a semiautomatic handgun and several rounds of ammunition packed in a frozen meat shipment. the package came from a meat packing plant in colorado, and now authorities in both states are working to track down the gun owner and determine if it was involved in any crimes. >>> and finally, in san diego, eh, forget online dating. just purchase a billboard like this millionaire! it reads, "all i want for christmas is a latina gir
: at seattle police headquarters, jonah spangenthal lee was given the task of explaining the state state's new marijuana law on an online guide. >> what do you call it? mari-what? the guide to legal pot use in seattle. >> reporter: a lot of people are saying thattix. it will take a year for the state to write regulations for selling marijuana illegally. for now that leaves some confusion gaffes. for example it's still illegal to smoke pot publicly, but last night teem peepdid. let me get this straight-- you can possess it, you can buy it but nobody is allowed to sell it. >> that's correct. >> reporter: and nobody is allowed to grow it right now either. >> that's correct as well. >> reporter: so how do you get legal pot? >> i couldn't tell you. >> reporter: the new law passed with 56% of the vote. supporters say it the save police time and money. since 2001, more than 130,000 people have been arrested in washington state for marijuana possession. legal marijuana sales could also generate washington $500 million a year in taxes and business. opponents worry legalization will lead to more people
the spacey but -- the space needle in seattle last night as the clock struck midnight and the state and ushered in a new law making marijuana legal. it raises questions about the drug war more widely is being waged. it is the subject of a new documentary, "breaking the taboo," which criticizes the narcotics trade. we sit down with those who produced the film. >> the amount of people consuming drugs worldwide is growing dramatically. the number of people going to prison is growing dramatically. and countries that are present about drugs are suffering. and the people in particular are suffering. countries like portugal and spain, which are treating it as a health issue rather than a criminal issue are getting on top of the problem. >> are you advocating the legalization of drugs? >> globally, we have tried different approaches. the legalization of canvas or the regulation of canada's, would like to see -- seecannabis or the regulationcannabis, would like to see country try that. we would like to see the regulation. correct here in the united states today, possessing small amounts of m
those who must enforce the law are foggy on details. >> reporter: at seattle police headquarters given the task of explaining the new marijuana law. what do you call it? >> marijwhatnow. it's a guide. >> reporter: a lot of people are saying that. it will take a year for the state to write regulations for selling marijuana legally. that leaves confusing gaps. it's still illegal to smoke pot publicly. you can possess it. you can buy it, but nobody is allowed to sell it. nobody is allowed to grow it right now either. how do you get legal pot? >> i couldn't tell you. >> reporter: the new law passed with 56% of the vote. supporters say it will save police and courts time and money. since 2001 more than 130,000 people have been arrested in washington state for marijuana possession. legal marijuana sales could generate washington $500 million a year in taxes and business. opponents worry legalization will lead to more people using drugs. >> this is not what you're going to pick up in baggy at the corner. >> it's the opposite. >> reporter: a former microsoft executive has plans for up market m
, and that's what i want to see the remaining games of the year. >> >> with new england and seattle straight ahead, 49ers better win at home against miami. they're 10-point favorites. they have been led in most games this season by reggie bush! >> here he goes! reggie bush! >> he's very illusive. very fast. he's a quick guy. but that's about it . >> i think they're overall a pretty good team. and a lot of those games that they've lost, 2 in overtime, it's going to be a pretty good match-up. >>> jeff tedford's replacement at cal formally introduced today. of >> the head coach of the university of california, sonny dykes. [ cheering and applause ] >> and here he is, just asking my body guard, how long can we run sonny? let's hear from him. sonny dykes, ladies and gentlemen! likes to run a high-powered offense. >> when we come to work, our goal is going to be get to a rose bowl, and to win it. >> i will tell you, and i haven't told him this yet, but when we walked out of the room, i said to myself i think that's the guy. >>> from louisiana > from -- >> >>> seven$750,000 for this old unifor
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ahead of the front, atlanta with a high of 17. back towards the west, den at 12 degrees and seattle and vancouver at 7. here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> recapping our top story here on "newsline," authorities in japan have lifted a tsunami warning and advisories issued for the northeast pacific coast following a strong earthquake. officials with the meteorological agency say the tremor was most likely an aftershock from the march 2011 earthquake. the estimated 7.3 magnitude tremor jolted the country at 5:18 p.m. local time triggering tsunami. it struck off the sanriku coast in the tohoku region. this is the same part of japan that was hit by last year's aster. immediately after friday's quake, authorities issued a tsunami warning and advise is for areas along the northeast coast. they say a wave of one meter came racing ashore in the prefecture of miyagi, hitting the port of -- port city of ishinomaki. so far there are no reports of major injuries or damage. authorities lifted their warning and advisories two hours after the quake hit. this tremor struck in early eve
in seattle. new stipulates that though you can use pot in washington, you still can't grow or sell it. >>> it's hard to imagine that weeks after hurricane sandy hit new york and new jersey, there are still people without power and some have not even been back to their homes. they're appealing to washington for help. we are in new jersey where it will take 10s of billions of dollars to rebuild. >> reporter: they're packing what they can salvage. >> 20 years of collectible cinderella stuff that my husband started collecting me for it ever since we started dating. >> reporter: their community took a direct hit from the storm which destroyed 80% of the town and left the famous boardwalk many many pieces. police chief thomas boyd says with federal help, the town will rebuild. >> seaside heights, we're never leaving. we're staying. >> reporter: the governor worked closely with president obama after the storm. now he's gone to washington to asked directly for help. with damage like this stretching for miles, the governor says new jersey will need $37 bil
slate tech report >>pam: the state of washington has more than 200 couples lined up at the seattle county courthouse in to get their marriage lincenses signed. 77-year-old jane abbott lightly and 85-year-old petey petersen who have been together for 35 years were the first couple to receive their marriage license. a three-day waiting period is required before marriage licenses are valid. but supporters of same-sex marriage say today is an important day for their cause. >> also in washington state. it's a "pot party" in washington state. a new law -- legalizing recreational marijuana use -- took effect at midnight. the law says adults 21 years and older can now possess up to an ounce of pot. but growing or selling the drug remains a crime. still -- pot smokers preferred to emphasize the positive -- ringing in the new year with -- well -- smoke rings at seattle's space needle. >>pam: the aftermath of hurricane sandy is driving business in washington today. as the senate meets to talk about the storm's impact on transportation, the push for state aid continues from high-profile advoca
williams did not show up for an arraignment in seattle. despite all of the controversy, his manager says he's not retiring and he will continue his nationwide tour. >>> well, george zimmerman, the florida man charged with fatally shooting trayvon martin, filed a defamation lawsuit against nbc universal. the lawsuit is in response to several edited versions of zimmer plan's 911 call that ran on nbc in march. zimmerman claims as a racist. zimmerman claims he shot 17- year-old trayvon martin in self- defense. >>> let's go out to tara moriarty in for sal. getting heavier, tara? >> that's right. along 80, near the -- right along 88 near the dumb barton, we have some -- dumbarton, we have some traffic there. be aware of that. up next, let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see that the metering lights are on and i would give yourself an extra 15 to 20 minutes to get into san francisco this morning. those metering lights have been on since about 6:00. down in the south bay, 101, you can see traffic on the right- hand side of your screen. you can see the brake lights. those are hea
in the dakotas, minnesota, wisconsin. heavier snow in the rockies and cascade. >> 40s from seattle to salt lake city. 53, colorado springs. 23 in fargo. 40s from omaha to new york. >>> here is one that brings to mind the phrase -- what are they going to think of next? an inventer in or gun has done something, come up with tt -- the doggy doorbell. >> ah, the brain child of keith gin who says he came up with the idea after his dog, bebl, ruined the doors by scratching them every time he needed to go outside to handle his business. >> business. >> he trained the degree to ring the bell. and now, voila, no more scratching. >> that is brilliant. so successful he is looking to expand to door bells for cats. not kidding. maybe he should put the door bells for the cats in the litter box. >> brilliant though. >> great idea. >> really smart. that's what you need one good invention in your life. set all you need. one good one. >> every dog owner, going why didn't i think of that president? >> what did you say, will ills? >> what is your excuse? >> so critical. >> i have an idea. i wanted you to get willi
. they lined up outside a seattle administration building shortly after the governor signed the law. cups were able to pick up their -- couples were able to pick up their wedding certificates and licenses starting this morning. >>> three, two, one. [ cheering and applause ] >> that is president obama and the first family lighting the national christmas tree this evening down on the ellipse. sue palka there was with about 20,000 other people. sue, it looked like just an incredibly fun star studded event. >> it was so much fun and a lot of it had to do with the fact there were some really great performers there this year. neil patrick harris was the host and he's so fun. he's just great. he did a lot of ad libs with rico rodriguez sitting with the first family pretending he was part of the family trying to get in on the family action. we had phillip phillips there performing from american idol, jason mraz and the crowd was really excited to see the fray. i had not heard of the fray. >> me either. >> thank you for saying that because if they're not on wtop, i haven't really heard them lately, but
degrees. 46 degrees in seattle. >>> this is the 71st anniversary of the day that will live in infamy. president franklin roosevelt words to describe the attack on pearl harbor. japanese war planes attacked the base in hawaii. the surprise attack killed more than 2400 american sailors and soldiers and wiped out the pacific fleet. the attack propelled the u.s. into world war ii. >> roger ebert is in a chicago hospital being treated for a hip fracture. he's 70 years old. he's suffered from several major health problems in the past several years. ebert posted on twitter he didn't need surgery. doctors are determining when he'll be released from the hospital. >>> a student in northern turkey is recovering from minor injuries after the bridge he was walking on collapsed. the security camera caught the moment the bridge gave way. it collapsed because it was weighted down with too much snow. >> a bionic suit is giving hope to victims of spinal cord injuries. robert webb tested a strap on skeleton that used computers and sensors to move his legs. he says he's looking forward to doing normal t
. temperatures in the 40's from seattle to new york city. the warmest temperatures are the southeast part of the u.s. more about the forecast for the weekend is coming up in just a few minutes. >> many of us have pessimistic views about aging. >> getting older can mean feeling better. a new study asked seniors if they work ag gracefully. most seniors thought they were improving with age. depression had the most impact on how participants rated themselves. >> you look good for 80. >> everybody has a guilty pleasure. >> the gilt makes it taste better -- the guilt makes it ftaste better. this relationship works for unhealthy habits like smoking and frequent alcohol use. >> 5:41. 33 degrees at the airport. the ravens take on the redskins. >> shaping up to be a chilly weekend. it looked at the box office preview. >> how dry will stay? traffic and weather when we come >> an update to the breaking news out of japan. officials have canceled day tsunami warning. the earthquake hit the northeastern coast of japan. so far there are no reports of any damage or injury. >> now insta-weather plus and tr
for a new showdown involving the feds. we get the story from kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: at seattle landmark, a celebration. as of midnight, washington state's new law makes it legal for adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. >> the first legal case. >> reporter: the new system is modelled on alcohol laws. it is still illegal to drive impaired or possess pot under twenty-one, they issued verbal warnings only. you're not allowed to smoke in public you can legally possess one ounce, use it in private. but stores will not be licensed to sell it for recreational use for a year, without a prescription there is still no sale. recreational users are going to say where am i going to buy this marijuana if it is illegal to sell marijuana still? >> reporter: federal law still prohibits the sale in any state. and the department of justice is reviewing possible action >> the federal government may prosecute anyone who uses marijuana on federal land, marijuana on federal land, parks, courthouses, and could go after the large-scale growers who supply the marijuana. >> reporter: but attitud
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. by noon they issued more than 400 marriage licenses in seattle alone. washington has a three day waiting period. the earliest the weddings will take place is sunday. they will recognize same-sex marriages from other states. and washington's state legalizing marijuana also took effect last night. you see here a crowd of smokers to mark the event. >>> 10 years after voters approved funding berkeley has a new animal shelter. it opened today. the $12 million facility has individual dog kennels, indoor cat homes and both areas have individual heating and cooling systems to reduce the spread of disease. it replaces another facility. >>> apple and samsung face a judge again. the reason both sides aren't happy. >> low clouds and fog. more fog as we head into tomorrow. as we head into the weekend, it will be dry but we have a lot of fog to talk about. i will have all the details on what you can expect for your morning commute. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i h
. more than 200 couples were lined up at the county courthouse in seattle. a couple that had been together for 35-years, were first in line. >> "to be number one is really humbling, you know, because i think of all the people who have worked very hard and looked forward to this day. and to be here, i hope they realize, we're just a symbol and all of them are right behind us." >>pam: it will be three more days until they are technically married in the eyes of the state. that's because washington waiting period, before marriage licenses are valid. supporters of same-sex marriage say. today is an important day for their cause. >>pam: local reservoirs have seen a much needed increase in water levels since the bay area got drenched with rain. this is what the uvas reservoir in the foothills of the santa cruz mountains looked like just last week. at 13-percent capacity. kron 4's alecia reid is in san mateo, to tell us where things stand now, after our recent downpours. >> the reserves in the santa clara improved significantly. levels are still not exactly where they need to be. since la
jumps in the way by a man trying to murder a woman, i believe it's seattle. he saved his mom's wife because he has a b.b. gun. it wonder if bob costas will opine on this on sunday. i doubt this. my issue is the way he tries to explain himself. either stands by it and says sorry, i'll inject politics in football or come out and says i shouldn't have do that. instead it's i didn't explain et well enough. i wish we had time. so if we don't get enough time, shut your mouth? >> bob: how could costas not talk about the biggest football story of the day? i don't think he tried to say he shouldn't take responsibility. he should take responsibility. but a guy like that with troubled pass, gun laws allow him to buy a gun is obscene. >> dana: but going gun control rather than talk about domestic violence. maybe it wasn't appropriate at the football game either but he made a choice and it was political. that got him in hot water. admire him for coming on the o'reilly factor. >> greg: coming up, homework is punishment. leigh it up to france. which is a country. apparently they say homework punis
in the right lane. >>> we have new video this morning showing the aftermath of a shopping scare at a seattle area macy's. an escalator inside the store malfunctioned last night injuring four this happened in bellevue. witnesses say the scene was chaotic they heard a loud sound when they turned around they saw chunks of the escalator fall off. the four people are expected to be okay. >>> the department -- more macy's news. the stores will stay open 48 hours straight from 7 a.m. on december 21st to 7 a.m. december 23rd. the department store chain says it experimented with the retail marathon last year at some stores and says it was successful enough to roll out to all stores this year for all you procrastinators out there. >> who me! neighbor department releases november jobs report. we have the new numbers. >>> from the duchess of cambridge to celebrity spokeswoman the companies >>> welcome back. check out live doppler look how dry it is this morning that is great for the morning commute we still have fog out there in our inland valleys the other big story cooler than yesterday this time from
charged with killing susie coe's. they were arrested near seattle. they're accused of killing coe during a crime spree in october after breaking out of jail. >>> investigators are looking into a fire that forced two san jose restaurants to evacuate. it was reported just after 9 last night at san felipe road, and no flames were visible but there was a lot of smoke at this restaurant. pasta pomoadora a they traced the source to a crawl space near an outdoor electrical sign. >>> a christian youth group in oakland, thieves broke into their van and stole luggage, ids and $12,000. it happened while the group was eating lunch at a restaurant. they were just starting their 5 day trip. >>> san francisco crabbers are even crabbier after an oregon fishing boat crossed their picket line. the locals are on strike. fish brokers want to lower the price of crab from 3 bucks a pound to as low as 1.80 but the crab boat association says no deal. things got a little heated when a boat came in from oregon with a catch. >> i'm just trying to move a little product to try to keep the wheels turning and keep eve
seattle. they're accused of killing coe during a crime spree in october after breaking out of jail. >>> investigators are looking into a fire that forced two san jose restaurants to evacuate. it was reported just a after 9 last night at san felipe in the city's ever green area. no flames were visible but there was plenty of smoke at the restaurants pasta pomodoro. traced the source to a crawl space. >>> a phone call and a persistent brother are credited for the rescue of a woman stranded in the snow in the sierra for six days, nearly a week. a friend of paula lane's family called to say that he had a vision that she was still alive and near a lake. lane's brother had been searching for her since she disappeared with her boyfriend last week. he refused to stop the search in remote alpine county. >> he had this feeling. i don't know what to tell you. we thought we can't stop him. we just knew, let him do what he felt he had to do and god help him, he did the right thing. >> it certainly paid off. paula lane is now recovering in a nevada hospital. her boyfriend was found dead in the s
, baby, it's not yet legal to grow or sell it. "outfront" tonight, miguel marquez in seattle. his eyes look pretty clear. it's legal there. if no one can legally sell marijuana, what does this it law so ground breaking really change? >> reporter: well, one, i've been here for 37 hours so i'm not looking so good tonight. two, you know, this is only the beginning. they are creating an industry here if this thing comes to fruition if the feds don't step in and stop it. pot is legal to own an ounce over 21, it's treated lie hard alcohol. in a year's time you'll have pot stores in and across washington state. you'll have licensed pot growers and processors, cookie bakers, brownie makers and you have stores to buy it in that you wouldn't be able to do it amsterdam style in cafes or coffee houses and oous it there. you have to take it home and use it in private. it will unleash people are saying a wave of an industry and growth here. erin. >> interesting. barney frank told me he eats pot brownies and he said off camera to me he'd eat pot brownies. maybe i have to try them. are cops going to l
by voters last month, and took effect at midnight. in seattle, about 100 people marked the occasion by smoking joints beneath the city's iconic space needle. technically, doing that in public remains against the law. marijuana is still illegal under federal law. but the justice department has not said if it will try to block the washington state law or a similar statute in colorado. same-sex marriage also became legal in washington state today, and in maryland. gay and lesbian couples in both states began picking up marriage licenses. those in washington state have to wait three days to be married. same-sex ddings in maryland will begin on january first. maine will legalize the practice on december 29. the three states are the first to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. in economic news, new jobless claims fell sharply last week, after a temporary spike in the wake of hurricane sandy. and on wall street, stocks managed modest gains today. the dow jones industrial average added 39 points to close at 1,374. the nasdaq rose 15 points to close at 2,989. the u.s. senate has overw
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in the seattle area. police say they spotted them in suzie ko's family car. >>> joseph naso will not be tried until april. he is charged with killing four women in northern california between 1977 and 1944. he was initially scheduled to go to trial in october but that was rescheduled for january when naso said he needed more time to prepare because he is representing himself. last week in court naso said he cannot be ready next month because of the volume of reports that he's received. >>> the latest jobless numbers are due out in 15 minutes. as alison burns reports some natural and manmade disasters will have an impact on the report. >> reporter: pam, economists expect this report is going to show fewer people were hired last month compared to october. the fallout from hurricane sandy is continuing to disrupt businesses and their hiring and fear of the fiscal cliff is keeping employers from bringing on new workers. they don't know what future tax rates will be and if they can afford more hiring. but on capitol hill democrats are trying to highlight the positives. >> we had a little problem b
williams also failed to show up at an arraignment in seattle to face charges he hit a man with microphone and threw chairs at fans. despite all the controversy williams managers say he's not retiring and will continue with his nation-wide tour. >>> police in mill valley have arrested a manager of an assisted living facility on suspicion of fraud, identity theft, and financial elder abuse. mario of novato is suspected of stealing more than $40,000 from a woman who lived at the marin terrorist assisted living facility. the woman has no family and her financial advisor noticed charges she couldn't center made. >>> the federal communications commission is pushing for a change in policy when it comes to the use of electronic devices on flights. right now the faa requires all devices be turned off during takeoff and landing. but the new york time reports the fcc chairman wants passengers to be able to keep using their devices at all times. he sent a letter to the federal aviation administration that says it will review the policy. >>> time now just about 6:19. tara is back. and more accidents i
began serving handcrafted coffees in seattle, and people seemed to like it. so we wondered -- where else could we take this? ♪ for over 40 years, we've brought our passion for fine coffee and espresso to people everywhere. but one place was impossible, until now. our lattes, espresso and brewed coffee, now in your home. the verismo™ system by starbucks. >>> it's time now to "clear the air." and yesterday on one of her final trips overseas as secretary of state, hillary clinton offered a moving call for women to be treated equally across the world. speaking at a university in ireland where she was receiving a humanitarian award, the secretary of state made a personal and professional plea for equal rights and equal recognition. >> it pains me so greatly when i travel to places around the world and am received almost as an exception to the rule where the male leaders meet with me because i am the secretary of state of the united states overlooking the fact that i also happen to be a woman. >> whatever your political persuasion, whichever country you come from, it's been impossible not
with kcts seattle and their program "earthfix" to produce this story. >> sreenivasan: pacific oysters like the ones grown on shina wysockis family farm near olympia washington are served in restaurants around the country. >> we think our water tastes great here and that makes our oysters taste great. >> sreenivasan: but there's trouble in the water. the oceans p.h., which measures the level of acidity of a liquid, shows the water is becoming acidified. most growers like the wysockis can only farm oysters if they can buy oyster larvae, also called oyster seed, from hatcheries. but a few years ago, the larvae suddenly began dying by the billions. the culprit-- the seawater pumped into the hatcheries is so corrosive that it eats away the young oyster shells before they can form >> ocean acidification is this huge problem and there are so many things-- it's the currents, it's the carbon dioxide, it's the aragonite. most of which i only understand a tiny fraction of, but what i do understand is when the nursery calls on the phone and says there's no oyster seed to ship. we don't have any. >> sr
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